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    DG Canada: SAG & DGA Inflated Stats

    (BPI) LOS ANGELES-Canadian directors are charging that SAG and the DGA have exaggerated the amount of location shooting by U.S. producers in Canada to make their case against "runaway" U.S. film and TV

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    COMMENTS

    Jennie Schulman is Dance Editor for Back Stage. If you wish to submit material and information regarding your dance performances for her consideration, send all materials to Jennie Schulman, Dance Editor, c/o Back Stage, 1515 Broadway, 14th fl., NYC 10036. Include a contact phone

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    Shot Through The Heart

    "Shot Through the Heart," presented by the Zeitgeist Theatre Company at the Whitmore Lindley Theatre Center, 11006 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m. Nov. 22-Dec. 21. $10-14. (818) 506-8518.

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    GRAD FILMS"THE HOMECOMING OF JIMMY WHITE CLOUD"

    Paul Winters (dir.) is accepting submissions for The Homecoming of Jimmy White Cloud, a 16mm sync-sound film for Chapman University about a Native-American comedian chased back to the reservation by the New York City mob. Prod. Louis Petro. Five-week shoot starts Apr. 2. There is deferred pay for non-union performers.

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    God's Country

    The ugly reality of hate groups is the disturbing stuff of Steven Dietz's "God's Country."

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    Clarification

    The "Uta Hagen's Acting Class" videotape reviewed in the March 28 issue of Back Stage has changed its list price. Although it was first released in a limited dub at $195, there is now a commercial release priced at $49.95, available at www.utahagenvideo.com and The Drama ...

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    Nine Musicals Named for New Int'l Festival

    The International Festival of Musical Theatre, which launches this fall in Cardiff, Wales, will showcase nine musicals from nearly 200 submissions from 16 countries.

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    TALKING TONY PANEL

    Back Stage Managing Editor David Sheward will be among the theatre journalists prognosticating on this year's Tony race at the panel "Talking Tonys: A Panel on Who'll Win 2003 Tony Awards...and Why." The event will take place on Mon., June 2, from 7-9 pm at NYU's ...

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    At Ease

    Former actor Paul Weber, now the in-house casting director for MGM Worldwide Television, encourages actors to live "sensorially challenging" lives. "The cultural landscape is different in L.A. than it is in Chicago or New York," he claimed, speaking to us in his Santa Monica office. "Actors need to travel ...

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    SaveSAG Lawyer Challenges AIMA And New NED

    A memorandum from a veteran Washington, D.C. labor attorney predicts a possible "sea change" detrimental to Screen Actors Guild members should the guild consolidate with the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA).